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Old 11-20-2019, 10:52 PM   #276
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Awesome!

Looks great
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Old 11-20-2019, 11:18 PM   #277
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Rear flare being cleaned up and integrated with sill piece. Also, you can see the roughed-up inner fender fill piece on the floor.



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Old 11-21-2019, 12:31 AM   #278
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Such quality work. Keep these updates coming!
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Old 11-21-2019, 12:50 PM   #279
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That's some legit bodywork. So nice.
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Old 11-22-2019, 02:34 AM   #280
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you should take molds off of the widened panels so a buck could be made to reproduce them.
Agreed.
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Old 11-22-2019, 11:52 PM   #281
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It's great if people like it, but I assume you guys realize how much work that would be, and that this work is paid for by the hour?

And even if I wanted to see someone else driving a copy of my car, which I don't, I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for their check to arrive in the mail.


Realistically, if you study the photos a little, I'm not sure that this design could simply be riveted onto a stock body, even if you had molds to work from. It is being crafted to replace body panels, not to sit on top of them.


For example, here's a hole:





Needs some cobbling:





More cobbling:





No more hole:





Not sure how that would translate into any kind of a rapidly made mold.


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Old 11-23-2019, 06:13 AM   #282
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This is turbobricks. You should make the molds and make at least one copy so so buyers can eventually find copies from China for less.
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Old 11-28-2019, 01:08 AM   #283
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Finally getting back to passenger side:


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Old 11-28-2019, 12:43 PM   #284
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Just a bunch of hot rods and customs chillin' on Thanksgiving:


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Old 11-29-2019, 12:41 AM   #285
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All in good company. Cool photo!
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Old 12-01-2019, 07:59 PM   #286
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Right rear is a little more involved because of the gas cap / door. New side skirt waiting on the floor:





On the bench, ready to be worked:





Marking up filler pocket for removal:





Pocket removed and new metal added to center:





Pocket back and new metal smoothed in:

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Old 12-02-2019, 01:06 PM   #287
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Awesome.
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Old 12-02-2019, 10:51 PM   #288
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Right rear quarter going back on:



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Old 12-03-2019, 09:25 PM   #289
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He is a master of his craft no doubt

Thanks for the pics / update!
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